Triage Nurse

at Western Tidewater Free Clinic (view profile)
Location Suffolk, Virginia
Date Posted February 28, 2022
Category Registered Nurse
Position Type Eastern

Description

Duties:

  • Accompany patients to appropriate exam rooms
  • Obtain vitals: weight, height, blood pressure, temperature, oxygen saturation, and respiratory rate
  • Document Chief Complaint
  • Medication reconciliation
  • Allergy reconciliation
  • Perform finger sticks for blood draw and acquire results through lab test equipment
  • Request patient complete urine collection for urinalysis and acquire results through lab test equipment
  • Administer vaccinations according to provider order
  • Communicate successfully with patients
  • Provide education to patients when necessary
  • Documentation of results, vaccinations, and other pertinent information into EMR

Qualifications:

  • RN or LPN License in good standing
  • Medical Assistant Certified or Student (see Student requirements)

Training:

  • Volunteer Orientation
  • HIPAA Training Worksheet
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Clinical training will be completed by assigned staff or licensed volunteers
  • Two shadowing sessions with staff or licensed volunteer required

Time Commitment:

  • 40 hours within a 10-week period
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